Men arrested for firing at Mosque

Gurugram police have nabbed four persons for firing at a mosque in Dhankot village. The accused confessed of being disturbed by the Covid -19 spread through and eventual evacuation of members of the Tablighi Jamaat from the mosque. They claimed that they wanted to save any further threat to the city and had gone to check if anyone was hiding in the mosque and fired as they could not open the door. The Police had evacuated the mosque of a group of Tablighi Jamaat members five days earlier, quarantining them, as part of a series of raids across the state. "The accused revealed that they were sitting and discussing about COVID-19 and found many posts about Tablighi on social media including that about evacuation of few men from Dhankot mosque. Instigated, they decided to take matters in their hands and raid [the] mosque and check if any more Jamaatis were being harboured. They banged the gates and tried to break it open but when failed fired twice and fled. All four were sent in judicial custody today", said Preet Pal Singh Sangwan, ACP, Crime.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
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Date of incident: April 05, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious festivals/worship
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Undisclosed
    Name of Perpetrator Vinod, Pawan, Aalam Khan, Harkesh
    State Haryana
    District/City Gurugram (Gurgaon)
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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